'''Lynn''' is the largest city in Essex County, Massachusetts|Essex County
, Massachusetts. Situated on the Atlantic Ocean, approximately north of downtown Boston, Lynn is part of the Boston metropolitan area's urban inner core.
[[http://www.mapc.org/icc]. Metropolitan Area Planning Commission. Retrieved on 2016-06-06.]
A former industrial center, Lynn was long colloquially referred to as the "City of Sin," owing to its historic reputation for crime and vice. Today, however, the city is known for its large international population, historic architecture, downtown cultural district, loft
-style apartments, and public parks and open spaces,
[[https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2012/08/08/lynn-sin-label-outdated-residents-insist/YhFRQtTGjftW7APTZsLdQL/story.html]. Boston Globe. Retrieved on 2016-06-06.]
which include the oceanfront Lynn Shore Reservation
; the 2,200-acre, Frederick Law Olmsted
-designed Lynn Woods Reservation
; and the...